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Peloton Tread Owners No Longer Need a Subscription to 'Just Run'

In June, Peloton pushed out its Tread Lock feature, which automatically shut down inactive treadmills and required a 4-digit passcode. The update was part of Peloton’s promised safety measures following a voluntary recall of its treadmills (one due to injury reports, the other due to display issues). There was just…Read more...
Tags: Science, Companies, Treadmill, Products, Peloton, Goods Economics, Technology Internet, Peloton Tread Owners

YELA secures $2M to reproduce Cameo’s celebrity success with an app for the Middle East

The Cameo app, where celebrities send video messages to paying fans, has taken off globally. But now the concept is set to come to the Middle East and South Asia. Tech startup YELA has secured $2 million in investment to support its launch, and will — similar to Cameo — offer users the opportunity to get close to their idols via voice, video and direct text messages. The investment is led by U.S investors Justin Mateen (co-founder of Tinder) and general partner of JAM Fund, joined by Sean Rad (c...
Tags: TC, Europe, Tinder, Sean Rad, Tech, Smartphone, Companies, Software, United States, United Kingdom, Middle East, IAC, Rakuten, South Asia, Mena, Ascension Ventures

Knights of Sidonia Animated Feature Film Headed to Theaters

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie was a huge box office hit for the entertainment company and streaming service Funimation. Riding high on the success of that, the company is set to release another animated film, Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars, based on the manga from Tsutomu Nihei.Read more...
Tags: Science, Companies, Animation, Funimation, Sidonia, Mitchel Berger, Nagate Tanikaze, Polygon Pictures, Seinen Manga, Tsutomu Nihei, Sadayuki Murai, Entertainment Culture, Artificial Intelligence In Fiction, Mecha Anime And Manga, Knights Of Sidonia, Tetsuya Yamada

Cobalt Kinetics Relaunch – Cobalt 2.0 Updated BAMF-Pro Firearms

High-end rifle manufacturer Cobalt Kinetics has just announced the official reboot of their BAMF-Pro firearms. The Cobalt Kinetics relaunch includes partnerships with Radian Weapons, SB Tactical, Geissele Automatics, and VLTOR Weapons among others. Cobalt Kinetics opened its doors in 2014 and has gone through ownership changes and a series of product lineup updates. The press […] Read More … The post Cobalt Kinetics Relaunch – Cobalt 2.0 Updated BAMF-Pro Firearms appeared first on The Firearm B...
Tags: Guns, Companies, Cobalt, Daily News, Ar-15, Rifles, Cobalt Kinetics, Cobalt Kinetics Eclipse, BAMF-Pro, Cobalt Kinetics Relaunch, Cobalt Kinetics Relaunch Cobalt

EU hits Amazon with record-breaking $887M GDPR fine over data misuse

Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) has hit Amazon with a record-breaking €746 million ($887m) GDPR fine over the way it uses customer data for targeted advertising purposes. Amazon disclosed the ruling in an SEC filing on Friday in which it slammed the decision as baseless and added that it intended to defend itself “vigorously in this matter.” “Maintaining the security of our customers’ information and their trust are top priorities,” an Amazon spokesperson said in a st...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Europe, Privacy, Tech, Spokesperson, Eu, Companies, Policy, Commission, Computing, European Commission, Luxembourg

CZ 85th Anniversary Limited Edition Firearms

Founded in 1936, Ceska Zbrojovka turns 85 this year. In celebration of their 85th anniversary, CZ has introduced two limited edition firearms – CZ 75 SP-01 Shadow 85th Anniversary pistol and CZ 557 85th Anniversary rifle. Only two thousand pieces of each of these firearms will be made. Both guns are based on their standard counterparts with added special […] Read More … The post CZ 85th Anniversary Limited Edition Firearms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Limited Edition, Daily News, Pistols, Rifles, CZ, Česká Zbrojovka, Bolt Action, Semi-Auto, 85th Anniversary, CZ 557, CZ 75 SP-01 Shadow

Primary Arms Expand With New Facility

Texas-based Primary Arms have announced they’ve expanded with a new facility next to their Houston headquarters. The expansion doubles their warehouse facilities. At the same time, they have announced that Max Cowsert will become their Chief Merchandising Officer. Primary Arms @ TFB: Primary Arms Adds New ACSS Gemini Reticle to GLx 2x Prism Scope Primary […] Read More … The post Primary Arms Expand With New Facility appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Texas, Guns, Companies, Houston, Daily News, Primary Arms, New Facility, Company Expansion, Max Cowsert

Colombia’s Merqueo bags $50M to expand its online grocery delivery service across Latin America

Merqueo , which operates a full-stack, on-demand delivery service in Latin America, has landed $50 million in a Series C round of funding. IDC Ventures, Digital Bridge and IDB Invest co-led the round, which also included participation from MGM Innova Group, Celtic House Venture Partners, Palm Drive Capital and previous shareholders. The financing brings the Bogota, Colombia-based startup’s total raised to $85 million since its 2017 inception. Merqueo CEO and co-founder Miguel McAllister ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Apps, Mexico, China, Berlin, Funding, Tech, Eu, Spain, European Union, Turkey, Companies, Colombia

Google and Facebook Will Require Employees to Be Vaccinated Before Office Reopening

At the start of the pandemic, Big Tech led the way in embracing remote work. Now, it’s also serving as a bellwether of how companies are planning to safely return to the office. But it doesn’t look like everyone is on the same page. While Google and Facebook announced today they will require all staffers to be…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Companies, Chrome Os, Tim Cook, Computing, Vaccination, Sundar Pichai, Apple Inc

TSMC Will Start Making 2nm Chips As Intel Tries to Catch Up

Just a day after Intel announced big plans to help the company regain its authority in chip production, Taiwan has now given the greenlight to TSMC to begin construction on the company’s most sophisticated chip plant yet. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Environment, Intel, Taiwan, Companies, TSMC, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Business Finance, Industry Economics, Technology Internet, Semiconductor Device Fabrication, Semiconductor Fabrication Plant, 2 Nm Process, 3 Nm Process, Lin Chuan Neng

True Velocity Commemorative Box Sets Now Available for Limited-Time Purchase

The Texas-based composite-cased ammunition manufacturer True Velocity have announced the sale of their first commercially available ammunition. To celebrate this they are offering commemorative box sets including 22 rounds of “state-of-the-art, composite-cased True Velocity” .308 Win ammunition, a branded D.O.P.E. logbook and an official 1 MOA True Velocity challenge coin. The package is retailing for $159.99 […] Read More … The post True Velocity Commemorative Box Sets Now Available for Limite...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Companies, Daily News, Ammunition, Polymer Cased Ammunition, True Velocity

Cole-TAC Announces Expansion to New, Second Facility

Cole-TAC‘s tagline is “Serious Gear for Serious Shooters”. Their website’s “About” section describes the company as a “tactical accessory manufacturer founded in 2015 dedicated to creating the toughest gear for shooting enthusiasts and agencies demanding perfection from their equipment.” Founders and owners Dustin and Liene Coleman started the company upon finding that existing suppressor covers […] Read More … The post Cole-TAC Announces Expansion to New, Second Facility appeared first on The ...
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Daily News, Dustin, Shooting Accessories, Cole-Tac, Shooting Bags, Suppressor Covers, Liene Coleman

Range Systems Chosen to Outfit New SIG SAUER Experience Center

Range Systems is a company that specializes in designing, manufacturing and installing live-fire facilities for a variety of applications. They have worked with public commercial shooting ranges, military and law enforcement organizations, and can even do private in-home ranges for shooters wanting the ultimate personal range access convenience. This Minnesota-based operation has nearly three decades […] Read More … The post Range Systems Chosen to Outfit New SIG SAUER Experience Center appeare...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Guns, Companies, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Indoor Range, Shooting Range, SIG SAUER Academy, Range Systems, SIG SAUER Experience Center, Range Systems Chosen to Outfit New SIG

Blossom Capital lures Alex Lim from Silicon Valley to join the European tech boom

Alex Lim, a British-born VC based in the Bay Area who invested in Hopin, UiPath, Discord, and many other unicorns has decided to up sticks and leave Sand Hill Road behind for Blossom Capital in London. Blossom is fast making a name for itself both in Europe and internationally, having invested in breakout hits like Tines, Duffel, and Lim, the youngest-ever Partner promotion at IVP, leaves after six years to take on the role of Managing Partner at Blossom. Blossom founder Ophelia Br...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, UK, London, Finance, US, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Software, United States, United Kingdom, Credit Suisse, Silicon Valley, West Coast, Alex

RemArms – Future Guns, Timelines, Discontinued Guns, and Warranty

We at TFB reported a little over 7 weeks ago that RemArms (formerly Remington Outdoor Company) had faced some much covered hardship and is now on the rebound. If anybody is going to make comebacks cool again it is going to be RemArms in 2021 because they not only have big plans, but they appear to have […] Read More … The post RemArms – Future Guns, Timelines, Discontinued Guns, and Warranty appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Editorial, TFB, Remington Outdoor Company, Model 1911, RemArms, Model 783

Former Assistant Secretary of the Army Joins True Velocity

Polymer cased ammunition specialists True Velocity have announced a couple of new appointments. Firstly, Tom Weichel has been appointed operations chief. Weichel is an industry veteran with 30 years experience, joining True Velocity from Texas Instruments. Additionally, Dr. Bruce Jette, the Former Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, has joined True Velocity […] Read More … The post Former Assistant Secretary of the Army Joins True Velocity appeared first ...
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Texas Instruments, Daily News, Ammunition, Weichel, Army for Acquisition Logistics and Technology, Bruce Jette, True Velocity, Dr. Bruce Jette, Tom Weichel

Bear Creek Arsenal Breaks Down the Pros and Cons of Brass vs Steel Case

Occasionally the guys over at Bear Creek Arsenal will come out with beautifully designed infographics that they will then post to their website. As they have done in the past, Bear Creek has graciously allowed us to share their infographics here at The Firearm Blog. This time the subject of focus is brass vs steel […] Read More … The post Bear Creek Arsenal Breaks Down the Pros and Cons of Brass vs Steel Case appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Brass, Daily News, Bear Creek, Ammunition, Reloading, AR 15, Steel Case, Bear Creek Arsenal, Brass Ammo, Cheap Ammo, Cons of Brass vs Steel Case

Early bird savings on passes to TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 end this week

Tick tock, early-stage startup fans: If you plan to attend TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 (September 21-23), time is running out to score a pass to the world’s leading conference dedicated to tech startups — for less than $100. The early bird sale ends this week, so buy your pass here before the deal expires on July 30 at 11:59 pm (PT). And if you’re part of the tech startup ecosystem — or aspire to be — why the heck wouldn’t you dive headlong into three days dedicated to the art and science required t...
Tags: TC, Business, Tech, Ceo, Economy, Companies, Pfizer, TechCrunch, Founder, Startup Company, Sahin, Michael McCarthy, Mayfield Fund, BioNtech, Verizon Media, Ursheet Parikh

Glock 43/SIG P365 Hybrid – The Vuurwapen HMC9

It’s not often that you see products in the gun industry that make you take a second look. Or at least, not often that you take the second look for a good reason. The Vuurwapen HMC9 is one of those products. Vuurwapen is a new company in the gun world, having only entered the scene in 2020. […] Read More … The post Glock 43/SIG P365 Hybrid – The Vuurwapen HMC9 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Daily News, Concealed Carry, Pistols, Glock 43, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Sig P365, HMC9, Vuurwapen

The Elf SOCOM Trigger: A Truly Finger Adjustable Trigger

Elftmann Tactical has just introduced the industry’s first truly finger adjustable AR-15 trigger. The Elf SOCOM Trigger is a drop-in solution for competitors, precision shooters, and service members who need or want the ability to fine-tune their trigger pull on the fly, all without the use of tools. The Elf SOCOM will be offered in […] Read More … The post The Elf SOCOM Trigger: A Truly Finger Adjustable Trigger appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Daily News, Ar-15, Triggers, Elftmann Tactical, AR Patterned, Firearms Customization, Adjustable Trigger, AR-10 trigger, Ar-15 Trigger, Elf SOCOM Trigger, Elf SOCOM

SilencerCo Launches New “American Gun” Campaign

SilencerCo has been a recognizable brand in the suppressor industry, and in the larger firearms industry, for more than a decade. Since their founding in 2008, they’ve produced and sold many successful products, and raised more than a few eyebrows with some interesting innovations. From the integrally suppressed Maxim 9 handgun design to the unusually-shaped […] Read More … The post SilencerCo Launches New “American Gun” Campaign appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Video Series, Daily News, SilencerCo, American Gun

Here’s Our First Look at the Biden Bot in Disney's Hall of Presidents

Florida might be at the epicenter of a shocking spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations, but that isn’t stopping the state’s iconic Walt Disney World theme park from chugging along with business as usual. That also means that the company’s been gearing up to debut the latest addition to its Hall of Presidents: an…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Entertainment, Disney, Joe Biden, Companies, Walt Disney World, Trump, Animatronics, Magic Kingdom, The Walt Disney Company, Liberty Square, The Hall of Presidents, Entertainment Culture, Biden Bot

Apple Reportedly Pushing Back Return to Office Plans Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Apple has been a bit more aggressive than most of the tech giants when it comes to returning to the office. However, due to yet another rise in covid-19 cases throughout the U.S., it appears Apple is pushing back the start of its return-to-office timeline by at least a month.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Labor, Companies, Computing, Apple Store, Sundar Pichai, Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc, Telecommuting, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet

Peloton Is Getting Into Gaming

Peloton’s been busy these past few months, releasing new features at a steady clip. The latest? A fitness video game beta called Lanebreak that marks the company’s first foray into gaming.Read more...
Tags: Science, Companies, Nintendo, Oculus, Treadmills, Peloton, Cody Rigsby, Human Activities, Hospitality Recreation, Sam Yo, David Packles, Race Stage

Medium Caliber Weapon Systems Contract Awarded to PROOF Research

PROOF Research has just been awarded a new military contract for new “medium caliber” weapons systems which builds upon the company’s previously successful small caliber barrel technology which is currently in service with U.S. Military Forces. PROOF Research specializes in precision-made firearm barrels for both bolt-action and AR-type rifles and even produces complete rifle systems. […] Read More … The post Medium Caliber Weapon Systems Contract Awarded to PROOF Research appeared first on The...
Tags: Guns, Defense, Companies, Military, Proof, Daily News, Rifles, Barrels, PROOF Research, U S Military Forces PROOF Research

Stryk Pay Announces Credit Card Processing Partnership with Polymer80

Credit card companies, banks, and just about every other financial institution out there have made it pretty clear that gun companies aren’t their favorite customers. In fact, a lot of gun companies have been outright discriminated against for using their services meaning many have had to find alternate credit card processing services in order to […] Read More … The post Stryk Pay Announces Credit Card Processing Partnership with Polymer80 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Daily News, Polymer80, Stryk Pay, Gun Business

J.P. Sauer & Sohn 270 Years Anniversary Knife

Established in 1751 in Suhl, Thuringia, J.P. Sauer & Sohn is the oldest existing hunting arms manufacturer in Germany. In celebration of their 270 year anniversary, the company has released a limited edition knife. This knife is made by German knife maker PUMA to Sauer’s specifications. As noted by Sauer, like in the case of their firearms, creating lasting values for […] Read More … The post J.P. Sauer & Sohn 270 Years Anniversary Knife appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Companies, Knives, Puma, Daily News, Sohn, Sauer, Sauer Sohn, J.P. Sauer & Sohn, 270 Years Anniversary Knife, White Hunter, Wild Man With A Club, Suhl Thuringia

Colombian on-demand delivery startup Rappi raises ‘over’ $500M at a $5.25B valuation

Rappi, a Colombian on-demand delivery startup, has raised “over” $500 million at a $5.25 billion valuation in a Series G round led by T. Rowe Price, the company announced late Friday. Baillie Gifford, Third Point, Octahedron, GIC SoftBank, DST Global, Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital and others also participated in the round. The new financing brings Rappi’s total raised since its 2015 inception to over $2 billion, according to Crunchbase . Today, the country has ope...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Apps, Y Combinator, Feature, Softbank, Funding, Startup, Tech, Companies, Colombia, Venture Capital, Reddit, Silicon Valley, Websites, Andreessen Horowitz

GOP Cyber Committee Member Dumped Microsoft Stock Not Long Before the Pentagon Nixed JEDI Deal

A freshman Congressman close to the Pentagon’s now-defunct $10 billion cloud computing deal with Microsoft apparently dumped stock in the company shortly before the contentious contract went belly up weeks ago. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Companies, Computing, Pentagon, Msft, Fallon, Business Finance, Pat Fallon, Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, Computer Companies, GOP Cyber Committee Member Dumped Microsoft

Culper Precision Discontinues Block 19 Glock Customization

Last week, Culper Precision made a big splash in the firearms industry with the introduction of their Block 19 customization of Gen 3 and 4 Glock 19 pistols. That splash also caught the attention of the national news media, as well as the LEGO corporation. LEGO issued a cease and desist letter to Culper Precision […] Read More … The post Culper Precision Discontinues Block 19 Glock Customization appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Lego, Daily News, Glock, Pistols, Glock 19, Semi-Auto, Cease And Desist, Culper Precision, Block19, Block 19, Glock Customization